Bill Would Subject Sex Traffickers to Megan’s Law, Regardless of Victims’ Ages
The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering a bill that would make conviction of adult sex trafficking a ground for placement on the Megan’s Law Registry, which is currently limited to sex offenses against minors. Senate Bill 118, if it passes, would expand the law to require registration no matter the age of the victims. Proponents… Read More »
Pennsylvania Man’s Sentence Shows Seriousness of Sex Trafficking-related Charges
Criminal charges associated with sex trafficking can have serious consequences and defendants in these matters should obtain counsel from a qualified lawyer. Someone who is convicted of providing or promoting sexual services for hire might face much more than a small fine and some embarrassment. But certain types of serious misconduct linked to prostitution, such… Read More »
What are the Penalties for Sex Trafficking?
Human trafficking, which is the transportation of coerced people across or within international borders, is akin to modern day slavery. Sex trafficking is the recruitment and holding of people against their will for the purposes of prostitution. They are forced to perform sex work without pay. A sex trafficking crime involves the recruitment, harboring, transportation,… Read More »